Editorials

Guest Editorial: Beware of candidates who cause political division

  By Scott Klein Since the time of Mayor Robert Kozaren, and probably before, politicians, candidates and assorted near-do-wells have tried to make a person’s indebtedness to the…

Stop in the name of safety: City cracking down on speeders

Cracking down on speeding and reckless drivers is long overdue in Hamtramck. One huge hurdle to doing this has been the city having too few police officers to…

News

Election season is quiet

Election season is quiet

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s Primary Election is coming up in four weeks. But taking a…

City takes first step to crack down on speeding drivers

City takes first step to crack down on speeding drivers

  By Charles Sercombe Drivers, prepare to do a lot more stopping in Hamtramck. And…

Recycling center is now open for business

Recycling center is now open for business

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s new recycling program is now officially open for business. On…

Breaking news … Rocker Jack White to host charity baseball game in Hamtramck

Breaking news … Rocker Jack White to host charity baseball game in Hamtramck

    By Charles Sercombe Baseball is returning in a big way at the historic…

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Business

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

    By Charles Sercombe While many restaurants have come and gone in Hamtramck in recent times, there has been one constant for the past 20 years. Maine…

For $15 a month, FRD Pharmacy can hook you up with a doctor

By Alan Madlane Ever wake up in the middle of the night and feel sick, but not sick enough to wait hours and hours in a hospital emergency…

Market owner gives thanks back to customers for Thanksgiving

Market owner gives thanks back to customers for Thanksgiving

    By Charles Sercombe For 45 years Mike Kizy and his family have operated Sam’s Market at Commor and Fleming. It’s probably not going out on a…

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Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Concern grows over safety of local taxi drivers following shooting

Concern grows over safety of local taxi drivers following shooting

  By Charles Sercombe The recent robbery and murder of a Bengali-American taxi driver has stirred up safety concerns in the community. About 50 members of the…

Features

Historic Tau Beta building is now officially recognized by the state

Historic Tau Beta building is now officially recognized by the state

  By Charles Sercombe Back in 1927, the Tau Beta building on Hanley St. was a bustling community center for newly arrived immigrants. There, they were schooled…

Editorials

Sometimes moving forward requires tuning out naysayers

Are 3-D illustrations at crosswalks a good idea? Recently, our City Life columnist, Walter Wasacz, wrote about a joint city and school pilot project to have these…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…